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Sports & Leisure Management

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Colaiste Ide has 24 years experience of providing successfull graduates with the opportunity to work within the sports and leisure industry. In addition, we also provide expert personnel and physical resources in coaching.

Students can apply for a variety of specialisms to gain the knowledge, competence and understanding of physical fitness, exercise and fitness on both a practical and theoretical level. In addition all sports students in Coliste de have the opportunity to compete in the various colleges and universities sports cups and leagues throughout the year. For those who are passionate about football, the module Soccer Coaching maybe taken as a component of this course if choosing this specialism. Students will also study FAI Kickstart 1 and Kickstart 2 in addition to 7v7, 4v4 small side games.

What will you Study?

Sports and Recreation Studies 5N2667
Exercise and Fitness 5N2668
Sports Anatomy and Physiology 5N4648
Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention 5N5665
Nutrition
Kinesiology 5N4545
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Swimming
Communications 5N0690
Soccer Coaching 5N4887
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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DSRXX 5M5146

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